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The Blackwell companion to major classical social theorists

The Blackwell companion to major classical social theorists

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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociologists -- Biography.,
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe Blackwell companion to major social theorists.
    Statementedited by George Ritzer.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesBlackwell companions to sociology
    ContributionsRitzer, George.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 800 p. ;
    Number of Pages800
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22820358M
    ISBN 101405105941

    The local individuals are able to manipulate their own situation in the world and become creative agents in what products and services are represented in their local environment within the glocalized world. Download eBook The Companion to Major Social Theorists offers a broad-ranging survey of classical and contemporary social theory. In original essays especially commissioned for this volume, leading experts and practitioners examine the life and work of 25 major theorists, discussing the social and intellectual context of their writings and offering an analysis of the impact of their work over time. In original essays especially commissioned for this volume, leading experts and practitioners examine the life and work of 25 major theorists, discussing the social and intellectual context of their writings and offering an analysis of the impact of their work over time. There are three types of metatheorizing: Mu, Mp, and Mo. Each chapter balances systematic treatment of a particular theorist with personal interpretations of the theorist's work.

    For the student, scholar, or practitioner, this Companion offers an indispensable resource and reference to the life and times of the thinkers who have tried to make sense of our social surroundings. A collection of contributions from globally-recognized scholars and experts explore the theoretical and methodological foundations of sociology, new and established debates, and the most current research in the field. Sociology Back cover copy The Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists is a survey of classical and contemporary social theory that focuses on the thinkers themselves. Structuralism: Roy Boyne University of Durham.

    The last two subsets of Mu are looking more at the macrolevel of sociology than the other two subsets. The third edition demonstrates how we have created new "cathedrals" of consumption places that enchant us so as to entice us to stay longer and consume more while continuing to take capitalism to a new level. He explains the advantages and disadvantages of both "something" and "nothing" in The McDonaldization of Society. Includes bibliographical references and index.


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Organized by themes rather than theorists, 18 essays by the world's leading social theorists provide insights to the traditions of classical social thought as well as the major debates and developments in contemporary social theory.

Containing original essays especially commissioned for this volume, leading experts and practitioners examine the life and work of 12 major theorists. Ritzer argues that we should view all economic activities on a continuum of prosumption with prosumption as production p-a-p and prosumption as consumption p-a-c on each pole.

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Through the application of the three subsets of metatheory, Ritzer argues that the field of sociology can create a stronger foundation, experience "rapid and dramatic growth", and generally increase not only the knowledge of metatheory but social theory in general.

A collection of contributions from globally-recognized scholars and experts explore the theoretical and methodological foundations of sociology, new and established debates, and the most current research in the field. The final chapter also looks at "The DeMcDonaldization of Society", and concludes that while it is occurring on the surface, McDonaldization is alive and well.

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Includes 25 original essays on major classical and contemporary social theorists Contributions are especially commissioned for this volume, and are by leading experts and practitioners in the field Covers the key figures who shaped classical social theory, such as Marx, Weber and Durkheim, as well as figures such as Martineau, DuBois, and Simmel Dedicates coverage is given The Blackwell companion to major classical social theorists book contemporary social theorists, including Goffman, Elias, Foucault, Giddens, Bourdieu and Butler Essays include biographical sketches, the social and intellectual context, The Blackwell companion to major classical social theorists book the impact of the theorist's work on social theory Includes bibliographies of the theorist's most important works as well as key secondary works Edited by a leading figure in social theory, this volume provides an outstanding one-volume reference source in social theory.

Larger forces overwhelm the power of people to adapt and innovate in ways that preserve their autonomy. Richard M. The current edition features a greater emphasis on the main topic of globalization : a new first chapter offers an introductory overview of globalization and globalization theory, outlining the unique ways in which these topics are addressed throughout the text.

Michael Foucault: Barry Smart. The piece applies Thomas Kuhn's idea of scientific paradigms to sociology and demonstrating that sociology is a science consisting of multiple paradigms. Masters of Sociological Thought.

Turner University of Cambridge. Includes 25 original essays on major classical and contemporary social theorists Contributions are especially commissioned for this volume, and are by leading experts and practitioners in the field Covers the key figures who shaped classical social theory, such as Marx, Weber and Durkheim, as well as figures such as Martineau, DuBois, and Simmel Dedicates coverage is given to contemporary social theorists, including Goffman, Elias, Foucault, Giddens, Bourdieu and Butler Essays include biographical sketches, the social and intellectual context, and the impact of the theorist's work on social theory Includes bibliographies of the theorist's most important works as well as key secondary works Edited by a leading figure in social theory, this volume provides an outstanding one-volume reference source in social theory.

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Social Theory Back cover copy The Blackwell Companion to Social Theory, Second Edition, builds on the success of the highly regarded first edition by adding four completely new chapters on the foundations of social theory, anthropology, phenomenology, and sociology of the body.

These places of consumptionwhether in our homes, the mall, or cyberspace, are in a constant state of "enchanting the disenchanted," luring us through new spectacles because their rational qualities are both necessary and deadening at the same time. Almost all reports include information on the sample and the data collection, and copies of the questionnaire.

Ritzer argues that prosumption is the primordial form of economic activities, and the current ideal separation between production and consumption is aberrant and distorted due to the effect of both Industrial Revolution and post-WWII American consumption boom.

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